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Apple giving away Temple Run Oz for free via Apple Store app

As part if its on-going promotion of offering free iTunes content via the Apple Store app, Apple is offering the Temple Run: Oz game for free. The game is normally a $0.99 download via the App Store. The promotion runs until November 15, 2013. Apple previously offered free iTunes Festival tracks, …

Wacom Cintiq 22HD Touch adds finger-friendliness to graphics display

Wacom has revealed its latest pen-enabled graphics display, the Cintiq 22HD Touch, adding finger control to the stylus-equipped Full HD LCD monitor. …

Xbox 720 will do without IllumiRoom at launch, Microsoft confirms

Microsoft’s IllumiRoom technology, which turns your living room into an augmented reality gaming arena by expanding graphics from the confines of …

Microsoft to let you Skype directly from the browser, WhatsApp to introduce Push-to-talk function?

Microsoft – which bought Skype back in 2011 – is starting to rollout the ability to make Skype audio and video calls from within an email thread on outlook.com …<p>With the preview version of Skype for Outlook.com you can enjoy Skype video and audio calls right from your inbox — less typing, more …

The walls have ears: Samsung and Intel bet big on a startup that searches every word you say

A future where machines track our conversations to offer us advice and info<p>Back in October of last year, <i>The Verge</i> wrote about the app MindMeld, a sort of Siri on steroids that could listen to an eight-person conversation and suggest information the speakers involved might want to see. Today …

Belkin's Mythical Thunderbolt Express Dock Is Finally Here

Nearly 600 days have passed since we first swooned over Belkin's Thunderbolt Express Dock all the way back in September 2011. (Really, it's been 595 …

Inside IllumiRoom: Microsoft's world-expanding Xbox projector is 'just research' for now

Public demo planned for July, but Redmond remains tight-lipped about its future<p>Microsoft today revealed new details about its IllumiRoom technology — an augmented reality home entertainment system that expands gaming content beyond the realm of a TV display, and onto living room walls. Brett Jones, …

In iOS 7, Apple wants to own your car’s console with Maps and Siri integration

Apple plans to move aggressively into the in-car integration space later this year, according to multiple people familiar with the initiative. Apple is working with car makers to deeply embed iOS’s Maps and Siri services into cars, according to these people. While companies sell accessories to …

Latest Windows 8.1 build includes lock screen app alarms and IE11 developer improvements

Microsoft has been testing a variety of Windows 8.1 builds internally, and some of those software milestones have made their way onto the internet. The latest, build 9385, hasn't been leaked to file sharing sites, but screenshots are starting to emerge that reveal some additions to Windows 8.1. A …

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No. 1: Bill Gates

Net Worth: $67 billionBill Gates, the world's most generous person, has already given more than $28 billion, but said in his fifth annual letter for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that the total amount invested is less important than precise measures of impact, like child mortality rates. …

Facebook's Messenger Protocol Will Power the Internet of Things

One of the big problems with creating a connected house—where thermostats talk to light swtiches which talk to coffee-making robots—is that there’s a …

This Sensor Will Give Your Phone a 1080p, 60fps Front Camera

Most front-facing phone cameras suck. It's not their fault, though: they have to be squeezed in to a tiny gap, which puts obvious limits on their …

Enigma Makes It Easy For Anyone To Discover and Analyze Public Data

The problem with public data is that while it’s accessible to anyone, finding it in the first place and figuring out how to use it is borderline impossible. Browser-based portals are confusing or outdated, or the information is stored on static or physical media.<p>Enigma is launching today to solve …

Apple iOS 7 overhaul may push core app refresh to 2014

Apple‘s comprehensive overhaul of iOS 7 could see some of the new features delayed until 2014, insiders warn, with the challenges in redesigning the …

How To Download The Entire Google Fonts Catalog

Google’s massive collection of free and open-source fonts, Google Fonts, has grown in popularity since launching over two years ago. The quality of the typefaces available may vary greatly, but if you’re in search of new fonts, Google Fonts is still an excellent place to look.<p>Google has made the …

Chrome Packaged Apps Come to the Chrome Web Store

Google on Wednesday announced that Chrome packaged apps are now available in the Chrome Web Store, meaning you don’t need a direct link to get them anymore. That being said, they are still limited to users that have switched to Chrome’s developer channel on Windows and Chrome OS.<p>For those who don’t …

Apple's Share of Worldwide Tablet Shipments Falls Below 40% in 1Q 2013

Research firm IDC today announced its preliminary estimates of worldwide tablet shipments for the first quarter of 2013, finding that Apple's share of the market continues to slide as competitors begin to gain footholds in the market, although the firm notes that Apple did exceed expectations. …

Brewster Brings Its Personalized, Mobile Address Book To The Web With Easy Contact Sharing

Brewster launched late last year with a simple goal: Replace your tired old A-to-Z contact list with an address book that actually understands your relationships and, in turn, helps you become a better friend. For some of us, this feels like a hopeless pursuit. We’re overworked, stressed, have …

New Samsung S4 Apologizes for its “Elephant Man” Appearance

Successor to the Popular S III Phone Feels “Awful” and “Shabby” Next to HTC One<p>Samsung is scrambling to fix and explain a glitch in the new Galaxy S4 …

Google adds remote desktop to Hangouts, lets users simultaneously video chat and troubleshoot

Google+ Hangouts just received a small but potentially quite useful upgrade today — as of now, Hangouts include a remote desktop feature. This lets you remotely control the computer of someone you're having a Hangout with for troubleshooting purposes, and the Hangout lets you keep chatting and walk …

Boot up: Google Now v iPhone, Pirate Bay sets sail, China's PC lead, and more

<i>Please note: we're experimenting with later launch times for this post - between 0630 BST and 0830 BST. We'll settle it again on a new time (or the</i> …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

Microsoft said to be planning next-gen Surface announcement for June

Microsoft has long been rumored to be working on a 7-inch version of its Surface tablet, but a new report suggests the company may be preparing to unveil it in June. <i>DigiTimes</i> claims that second-generation Surface devices, with 7- to 9-inch displays, will be announced at Microsoft's Build developer …

Google, Nike, Jawbone and the fight to win wearable computing

When wireless headset company Jawbone announced plans Tuesday to buy wearable sensor maker BodyMedia for what a source said was more than $100 million, it may well have marked a turning point for wearable computing.<p>The technology, which includes everything from Google Glass eyewear to heart-rate …

Wearable Tech

Chrome caching to smooth out rough patches in network

Google is working on software that will improve Chrome (Windows, Mac) during moments when people lose their network connection by letting the browser load its own stored copy of previously visited Web pages.<p>Google programmer Randy Smith said yesterday he's added support for "offline cache mode" to …

Google

Samsung Galaxy S4 New Features Explained!

Chances are fairly good that by now you know whether or not you’re excited about the Samsung Galaxy S4, especially if you’ve checked out our review. But, you might still be curious.<p>Our Joe Hindy covered most of the big features coming to the Galaxy S4 a while back, but we hadn’t had a chance to get …

The world’s cheapest tablet is about to become the world’s cheapest phablet

DataWind, the company behind the $40 tablet, this week finished shipping 100,000 devices to the Indian Institute of Technology. It’s been quite a journey. But DataWind’s founders are already working on the next iteration, called Aakash 3, and it has one significant upgrade: a place to stick a SIM …

Mobile

Facebook's Mobile Ads May Be Annoying — but You'll Be Able to Hide Them Soon

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Original:</i> Facebook users are starting to get agitated with the social network's mobile ads — and …

Samsung: Galaxy S 4’s app preload bloat is the price you pay for features

Samsung has defended the relative lack of user-available storage in the Galaxy S 4, arguing that the fact that the 16GB handset offers roughly half …